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Admission Requirements

Master of Arts in Worship Studies (M.A.)

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  • Credit Hours Required: 45
  • 2016-2017 Tuition: $490 per credit hour
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  • $50 application fee (beginning Fall 2016, the application fee will be deferred and assessed during Financial Check-In)
  • Regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with at least a 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing (2.50-2.99 may be admitted on caution)
    • Official college transcripts (must be mailed directly from your college to Liberty University in an official, sealed envelope)
  • Those without a Bachelor's degree in music or worship must show a minimum of (5) years life experience in leading music or worship in a church or para-church ministry.  -- [Consideration for admission will be given to students with 3 years’ experience upon completion of an interview with and recommendation from the program director.] 
  • Submit one Letter of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose (500 words or less) explaining your purpose for pursuing this degree. Consider the following in your response: how is this degree going to help you in your ministry and/or vocation; what do you hope to learn through this process; and, what do you hope to do with this degree after graduation?
  • Self-Certification Form (for students in the final term of their bachelor's degree)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a Graduation Application through their ASIST Account.
  • Additional admission requirements for international students

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